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Re: Redirects - Bridges - Linking
From Inachu at Help Desk on 20 Dec '99
replying to Redirects - Bridges - Linking posted by JK Bowman

Dig around here and you will find many old messages regarding redirects.

For your purpose I'd reccomend a one stop welcome mat and let them click continue
to enter the website. Then from there let the redirects take action.












>I have 2 questions. I apolgize for the length of this post but the questions are related.
>
>One:
>I frequently set up entry pages to the sites I create with redirect scripts wherein I sniff for browser version, plug-in presence, resolution, etc.. The effect allows me to deliver a site custom designed for the viewer's configuration.
>
>I have recently been hearing that "redirects" are being frowned upon by some of the search engines.
>
>Does anyone have any tips, experience, or suggestions for redirects? Aside from offering a "Click Here Button" if you are 800x600 ect.. I don't know a work around.
>
>Two:
>I am a member of a online web development community. I know search engines look to see if you are linking to outside resources.
>
>If I gathered the other members of this community all of whom have the same content on their site) and we linked to each other - could we form a spider "loop" and thereby increase ranking?
>
>Thanks a million. And nice site, BTW....
>
>On The Bottom,
>J.K. Bowman
>
>Glass Bottom Design
>St. Petersburg, FL
>
>http://glassbottom.com
>
>"Now you're seeing clearly!"




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